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  • Guy Laliberté Sells Remaining 10% of Cirque du Soleil

    Guy Laliberté Sells Remaining 10% of Cirque du Soleil

    The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec announced on Monday it had increased its share in the Cirque du Soleil to 20 percent after buying the 10-per-cent stake still held by Cirque founder Guy Laliberté, adding that he will “remain involved in the creative process of the enterprise and retain economic interests” in the entertainment company.

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  • “MESSI10: There’s a 10 in Each of Us?”

    “MESSI10: There’s a 10 in Each of Us?”

    Cirque du Soleil has paid tribute to many iconic artists, but with MESSI10, it's the first time in their history that they have honoured one of the generation's most inspirational athletes, as the worlds of football and circus collide in a show unlike any other.

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  • Issue #193: FEB 2020

    Issue #193: FEB 2020

    This Month: Cirque 2020 is "Under the Same Sky", Is Amaluna Closing? "Big Top Academy" on HULU, and more!

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  • ‘Twas The Night Before Did Well

    ‘Twas The Night Before Did Well

    This morning, the Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) held its Q2 2020 Earnings Call and from two comments made on that call, it appears that Cirque du Soleil's Christmas-themed show 'Twas The Night Before... did quite well

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  • HULU Streams Cirque Series That Became Reality for Local Culver City, CA Teen

    HULU Streams Cirque Series That Became Reality for Local Culver City, CA Teen

    Culver City native Ellowyn Stanton now lives the life of the character she portrayed in the highly rated, original children's live-action scripted series Big Top Academy (BTA), produced by Cirque du Soleil Images, Discovery Kids, and Apartment 11 Productions. On January 11, 2020, HULU announced it would stream all 52 episodes in the United States.

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  • Possible Cirque du Soleil event in Provincetown cancelled

    Possible Cirque du Soleil event in Provincetown cancelled

    While an actual Cirque du Soleil event was never publicly confirmed, sponsor Eric Martin on Truro confirmed specifically in an email that no Cirque du Soleil event is planned this summer.

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  • Cirque 2020 is “Under the Same Sky”!

    Cirque 2020 is “Under the Same Sky”!

    UNDER THE SKY premieres under the big top at the Old Port of Montreal on April 23, 2020.

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  • Cirque keeping in contact with employees stuck in China

    Cirque keeping in contact with employees stuck in China

    Cirque du Soleil says it's keeping a close eye on the employees who are stuck in the quarantine zone in China, where measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus have resulted in highway closures and cancelled flights. Daniel Lamarre, executive director of Cirque du Soleil, said that of the 48 employees affected by Chinese containment measures, eight are Canadian citizens.

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  • Bus.com Partners with Cirque as Official Coach Bus Transport

    Bus.com Partners with Cirque as Official Coach Bus Transport

    Through this partnership the two companies will strengthen their logistics relationship to support the complex travel needs of the Cirque du Soleil touring shows casts and crews across Canada and the United States. Both teams will work together on touring needs for Big Top and arena shows, in more than 100 cities across this vast territory.

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  • Seven artists sit out MJ ONE show after returning from China

    Seven artists sit out MJ ONE show after returning from China

    Seven performers are sitting out of Michael Jackson ONE to ensure they were not showing symptoms of the coronavirus. The Chinese artists had just returned to Las Vegas after traveling home to China. None of the seven artists were near the Chinese city of Wuhan during their time in China.

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  • Cirque cancels shows in China over Coronavirus

    Cirque cancels shows in China over Coronavirus

    The iconic Canadian acrobatic troupe Cirque du Soleil announced Thursday that its shows in Hangzhou, China, are canceled due to concerns over a coronavirus outbreak in the country. The call was made in response to Chinese officials' requests to close all indoor activities with 100 or more people in attendance in order to contain the outbreak, the company said in a statement.

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  • ‘LOVE’ Cast Reveal How The Beatles’ Music Affects Them

    ‘LOVE’ Cast Reveal How The Beatles’ Music Affects Them

    The Grammy Award winning stage production is inspired by the poetry of the Beatles’ lyrics and brought to life by a cast of world-class aerialists, acrobats and dancers. uDiscover Music caught up with two Cirque du Soleil members, actor Uys De Buisson and acrobat Sophia Singleton, to discuss how The Beatles’ music connects with the LOVE cast.

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  • BWW Review: MESSI10 at ABHA Arena, Qatar

    BWW Review: MESSI10 at ABHA Arena, Qatar

    Alchemy Project Entertainment in a presentation by Qatar National Tourism Council, premieres Messi10, the latest creation of renowned Cirque du Soleil inspired by Leo Messi, the international legendary sports icon in a breathtaking and groundbreaking tale of exciting world-class entertainment unlike anything ever seen before.

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  • ‘KÁ’ gets an acrobatic boost from new Icarian Games act

    ‘KÁ’ gets an acrobatic boost from new Icarian Games act

    Now that Cirque du Soleil has introduced a new type of stunt-based action spectacular to the world with “R.U.N” at Luxor, it seemed like a great time to revisit the company’s other action-packed resident show on the Las Vegas Strip, “KÁ” at MGM Grand. As a bonus, I got to see the newest act in this unique production, a quartet of talented “foot juggling” artists from Ethiopia.

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  • REVIEW /// “Run Stumbles at Bit, But Finishes the Race as a Fun and Unique Experience”

    REVIEW /// “Run Stumbles at Bit, But Finishes the Race as a Fun and Unique Experience”

    If you want to see a Cirque show with acrobatics and weird costumes, then this isn't for you. But if you are looking for something unique, fun, and have an open mind, then give R.U.N a shot.

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